Britain’s Got Talent is one of the country’s favorite competition shows and it will return to ITV later in April. The auditions will air weekly before the daily semi-finals, leading up to the highly anticipated grand finale. Express.co.uk has everything you need to know about when the new series will air.
When is Britain’s Got Talent back?
ITV has now confirmed that the series will return on Saturday April 16 at 8 p.m.
Simon Cowell will return to the judging panel after his e-bike accident last season.
He will be joined by Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams.
Alesha shared a video of hosts Ant McPartlin and Dec Donnelly, with the caption: “FINALLY! #BGT is BACK Saturday April 16th on @ITV and @WeAreSTV.”
In the video, Dec says: “It’s been so long since Britain’s Got Talent appeared on our screens.”
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The presenting duo then revealed the release date and video clippings to applause from the judges and audience.
Season 15 was a long time coming as fans had to miss it for two years.
The 2020 series was won by Jon Courtenay, singer and comedian.
He was awarded the gold buzzer during his audition by presenters Ant and Dec.
The final season also made history with an award-winning moment featuring the dance troupe Diversity.
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Sharing a photo of themselves next to the iconic scene, they said, “It’s been a long time since #BGT, but we’re BACK!”
Fans flocked to the comments to say how they missed the breakout series.
The show provides uplifting entertainment for weekend viewers.
It has become a staple of the Saturday night schedule since it first aired.
Britain’s Got Talent returns to ITV on Saturday April 16 at 8 p.m.